Baby Potatoes with Maple-Caramelized Onions


Starters / Vegetables

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24 portions
Metric Imperial

Ingredients

  • 12 baby potatoes, halved
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp maple vinegar (or cider vinegar)
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (preferably golden syrup for its delicate flavour)
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • 1 cup old cheddar, grated

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 220° C (425° F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. Spread the potato halves, cut side down, on the baking sheet and bake 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, fry the bacon in a pan over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the onion and cook another 5 minutes.
  5. Deglaze with the maple vinegar and reduce liquid by half.
  6. Add the rosemary and maple syrup and cook 5 minutes or until the liquid is almost gone. Season generously with salt and pepper, and remove from heat.
  7. Turn the potatoes cut side up and spread the caramelized onion-bacon mixture over them, then sprinkle with the grated cheese. Return to oven, bake au gratin, and serve.

YIELD: 24 bite-size pieces

Storing

These dressed potatoes will keep in the fridge for about a week.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

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